- Nathaniel Hawthorne, "The Scarlet Letter" (1850)
- Henry David Thoreau, "Walden;" or, "Life in the Woods" (1854)
- Walt Whitman, "Leaves of Grass" (1855)
- Louisa May Alcott, "Little Women," or, "Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy" (1868)
- Stephen Crane, "The Red Badge of Courage" (1895)
- Robert Frost, "New Hampshire" (1923)
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Great Gatsby" (1925)
- John Steinbeck, "The Grapes of Wrath" (1939)
- Tennessee Williams, "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1947)
My Kindle is getting heavy: 88 books that shaped America
88 books that have shaped our nation. A few of my favorites:
It is no surprise to anyone that the Catholic Church is still roiling in the clergy sex abuse scandal. And a scandal it is: I do not know ...
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art by Sarah Taylor Ko When our family started visiting "our Sisters" once a month or so, I was assigned the job of cook. Whe...
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